tv First Lady Children Make Christmas Decorations CSPAN November 28, 2017 3:55pm-4:11pm EST
president. given the president doesn't see a deal, we believe the best path forward is continue negotiating with our republican counterparts in congress instead. then a statement from house speaker paul ryan and senate majority leader mitch mcconnell. while we have important work to do and democratic leaders have continually found new excuses not to meet with the administration to discuss these issues. there is a meeting at the white house this afternoon, and if democrats want to reach an agreement, they will be there. >> c-span, where history unfolds daily. in 1979, c-span was created as a public service by america's cable television companies and is brought to you today by your cable or satellite provider. >> at the white house yesterday, first lady melania trump previewed the white house christmas decorations and met with children participating in holiday festivities.
it in like this. >> what are your plans for christmas? what are you going to do? >> stay home. >> go to church. >> i go to church. >> christmas service and then spend time with the family? o you have a big family? >> yeah. >> that's very nice have you been to the white house before? >> no. >> this must be special today for you. how old are you?
>> 9. >> you're all . -- 9. this is special christmas celebration. did you write a letter to santa? you did? who do you think is santa? mom and dad? >> yeah. >> i never believeed -- i never believed from the beginning. >> not even when you were little either? >> my parents take credit for the gifts.
>> it makes them feel good about being there melania: that's very important. to see them. o see the sacrifices, right. do you want to read it to me? >> thank you for serving our country. thank you for fighting for your life, thank you for being a veteran. thank you for serving our country. melania: that's beautiful. >> thank you for helping everyone in the country. thank you for everything you do. melania: beautiful job. >> dear veterans, thank you for serving our country